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Qatar can’t put together a World Cup football team? Here’s a simple solution

Qatar can’t put together a World Cup football team? Here’s a simple solution

Qatar has become a byword for a certain kind of extreme consumerism. When the Gulf state wanted UK influence it bought some of the most iconic buildings in London – the Shard and Harrods; to find a voice in the global media it created al-Jazeera; to transform Doha into a cultural hub it commissioned a star architect to build a vast [...]

Fresh doubts over Shell and BG merger as Qatar sells £1bn stake

Fresh doubts over Shell and BG merger as Qatar sells £1bn stake

The Qatar Investment Authority has offloaded shares in Shell and BG worth nearly £1bn in recent weeks, raising fresh questions over whether the oil­giants’ proposed mega-merger has the support of major shareholders. The sovereign wealth fund, led by Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed AlThani, a member of the Qatari royal family, has sold around [...]

Qatar buys Austrian palace from France

Qatar buys Austrian palace from France

The Qatar Embassy in Austria has bought a striking neoclassical palace in the center of Vienna from France, the French mission in Vienna has confirmed. The Palais Clam Gallas was sold “some days ago” to Qatar for an undisclosed sum, a spokesperson for the French Embassy in Austria told Doha News. Newswire AFP quotes media reports of a [...]

PSG, Inter Milan to face off in football friendly in Qatar next month

PSG, Inter Milan to face off in football friendly in Qatar next month

Qatar will host a friendly game between popular European clubs Paris St. Germain (PSG) and Inter Milan on Dec. 30, the Qatar Football Association (QFA) has announced. The match will take place at 7:30pm at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Al Sadd. Tickets for the game are expected to go on sale in early December, a spokesperson told Doha [...]

Simple Minds urged to speak out against slavery in Qatar ahead of next year’s concert

Simple Minds urged to speak out against slavery in Qatar ahead of next year’s concert

SIMPLE MINDS have been urged to speak out against slavery in Qatar when they play a concert in the gulf state next year. The rockers – who have campaigned in the past against human rights abuses in countries such as South Africa and Sri Lanka – will play a showpiece gig at a golf tournament in Qatar. The Arab country has been [...]

Michelle’s Dangerous Journey to Qatar

Michelle’s Dangerous Journey to Qatar

t Lady Michelle Obama, on her first solo trip to the Middle East, is scheduled Wednesday to address a conference at the Qatar Foundation on the topic of tolerance and better education. But only a few days before her visit the mosque that serves the foundation’s educational center hosted a notoriously anti-Semitic sheik who inveighed against [...]

Qatar Emir: Government can no longer ‘provide for everything’

Qatar Emir: Government can no longer ‘provide for everything’

Tumbling oil prices should not send Qatar’s citizens into a panic, but instead motivate them to reject “self-delusion” and find a way to help secure the nation’s future, the Emir has said during the opening of the 44th session of the Advisory Council this morning. Touching on themes from his past addresses, but in stronger [...]

HOMETVNEWS Conan O’Brien To Travel To Qatar With Michelle Obama

HOMETVNEWS  Conan O’Brien To Travel To Qatar With Michelle Obama

Conan, Episode 0602, August 05, 2014Meghan Sinclair/Conaco, LLC for TBSLate- night host Conan O’Brien will accompany First Lady Michelle Obama on a trip to Qatar next week as part of a series of specials he is putting together for TBS, the cable network that airs his regular program, “Conan.” The comedian will join Mrs.  Obama next [...]

Barcelona still hopeful of new £188m Qatar Airways deal despite breakdown in talks

Barcelona still hopeful of new £188m Qatar Airways deal despite breakdown in talks

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu said the club had not given up on renewing the club’s shirt sponsor agreement with Qatar Airways despite the breakdown of talks in the lead-up to Sunday’s Annual General Meeting of members. In club elections four months ago Bartomeu said a deal had been agreed with the current shirt sponsor Qatar Airways [...]

Qatar has edge in global gas market

Qatar has edge in global gas market

DOHA: With a lowest production cost and a most effective logistic network, Qatar has a competitive edge in the increasingly competitive global gas market. Qatar’s natural gas and LNG can be produced at about $2 per million British thermal units(BTU) as opposed to the $8-$12 prices in the US, Australia and East Africa. An effective logistic [...]

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